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[audio]A Beautiful Mind -- Groks Science Show 2002-05-01 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The life and times of mathematician John F. Nash Jr. have garnered a great deal of attention since the release of the popular movie, A Beautiful Mind, chronicled events in his life. This show featured an interview with Sylvia Nassar, the author of Nash's biography, who discussed Nash's struggles with math, schizophrenia, and the Nobel Prize.
Keywords: Science
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[audio]A Fish That Walks -- Groks Science Show 2012-02-08 - Charles Lee, Frank Ling
Why would a fish have lungs and breathe air? What can a live fish tell us about the evolution of tetrapods? Heather King joins us to discuss how lungfish walk, and what this strange fish can teach us about the 'water-to-land' transition.
Keywords: evolution; lungfish; groks; science
Downloads: 2,505
[audio]A History of Hacker Conferences (Presentation at Shmoocon 2006) by Jason Scott - Jason Scott
"This con sucks. In fact, every con sucks. Every con was better last year, and that con sucked too." While this sort of discussion takes place at hundreds of bars, hotel rooms and meeting spaces every year, it would be a good thing to have a solid body of knowledge about the history of hacker conferences, their roots and pre-roots, and trends they show as both a cultural event and context in the world...
Keywords: conference proceedings
Downloads: 1,056
[audio]A New Kind of Science -- Groks Science Show 2003-10-15 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The progress of modern science owes much to the formulation of precise mathematical models of simple natural events. But, how do we accurately describe complex phenomena? On this program, Dr. Stephen Wolfram discussed intrinsic complexity in nature
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 5,624
[audio]Absolutely Small -- Groks Science Show 2011-08-31 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Quantum mechanics may seem to be an intimidating topic, yet it is fundamental to understanding the everyday world. On this program, Prof. Michael Fayer discussed how quantum theory explains our everyday world.
Keywords: science; quantum mechanics; physics; groks
Downloads: 2,554
[audio]Adam Burns @ WOS 3 - Audio - WOS3 StreamTeam
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Wireless Networks Adam Burns, free2air.org, London
Keywords: Conference Proceedings; Wizards of OS 3
Downloads: 380
[movies]Adam Burns @ WOS 3 - Video - WOS3 StreamTeam
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Wireless Networks Adam Burns, free2air.org, London
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 473
[audio]ADHD Therapy -- Groks Science Show 2010-12-29 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a commonly diagnosed in young children. However, alternatives exist to the common treatments. On this program, Nancy O'Dell and Patricia Cook discussed stopping ADHD.
Keywords: science; ADD; ADHD; groks
Downloads: 3,167
[audio]Advocacy -- Groks Science Show 2011-12-21 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Good ideas are often overlooked, while bad ideas may flouirsh. How does one insure that the best ideas are used? On this program, Prof. John Daly discussed the skills of advocacy.
Keywords: science; advocacy; management; technology; groks
Downloads: 2,430
[audio]Afterlife Science -- Groks Science Show 2006-02-08 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The afterlife is generally the subject of theology, but what can science contribute to the issue? On this program, Mary Roach discussed the science of the afterlife.
Keywords: science; afterlife
Downloads: 4,911
[audio]Aging Memory -- Groks Science Show 2008-06-25 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The normal decline of our cognitive abilities is one of the hallmarks of the aging process. But, what is the dividing line between normal and abnormal memory loss? On this program, Martha Weinman Lear discussed normal memory loss.
Keywords: science; memory; neuroscience
Downloads: 4,418
[audio]Alan Turing -- Groks Science Show 2006-03-29 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Alan Turing was a prominent figure in the development of the computer, and is well known for many important computing concepts, including the famous Turing Test. On this program Prof. David Leavitt discussed the life of Alan Turing.
Keywords: science; computers; Turing
Downloads: 5,751
[audio]Alarms and Excursions -- Groks Science Show 2002-11-20 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Has technology improved our lives or just made it more complicated? That is the question posed in the new play, Alarms and Excursion. This episode featured the director discussing this play.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,645
[audio]Alimentary Adventures -- Groks Science Show 2013-04-24 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The alimentary canal is a structure that most would rather not explore to deeply, metaphorically or literally. Yet, on this program, Mary Roach discussed her adventures through the alimentary canal.
Keywords: science; alimentary canal; gulp; biology; groks
Downloads: 1,768
[audio]Altered Oceans -- Groks Science Show 2007-10-24 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Changes in the ocean environment are rapidly affecting the well being of both human and marine life. On this program, Kenneth R. Weiss from the L.A. Times examined the altered oceans.
Keywords: science; ocean; environment
Downloads: 5,166
[audio]Alternative Energy -- Groks Science Show 2003-12-24 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
As oil resources begin to dwindle, the search for alternative energy sources is already yielding promising results. However, the application of these various alternatives will rely strongly on the regions where they are implemented. These economic and environmental factors were discussed on this episode with Prof. Toshihiko Nakata
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,821
[audio]Alternative Energy Markets -- Groks Science Show 2008-05-21 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Developing alternative energy sources will require extensive capital resources. On this program, Matthew Feller discussed methods for carbon sequestration. In addition, Miriam Horn discussed developing capital infrastructure for alternative energy technology.
Keywords: science; environment; alternative energy
Downloads: 4,586
[audio]Altruistic Evolution -- Groks Science Show 2007-01-31 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Altruistic behavior is seemingly at odds with the classic notion of evolution. How can altruism be reconciled with the survival of the fittest? On this program, Prof. Lee Alan Dugatkin discussed the altruism equation.
Keywords: science; altruism; evolution
Downloads: 4,183
[audio]Alvar Freude @ WOS 3 - Audio - WOS3 StreamTeam
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Art as Anticopyright Activism Alvar Freude Media Artist, Programmer and Activist for information freedom in the internet (odem.org), Stuttgart
Keywords: Wizards of OS 3
Downloads: 243
[movies]Alvar Freude @ WOS 3 - Video - WOS3 StreamTeam
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Art as Anticopyright Activism Alvar Freude Media Artist, Programmer and Activist for information freedom in the internet (odem.org), Stuttgart
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 274
[audio]Alzheimer Research -- Groks Science Show 2009-09-02 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Alzheimer research has rapidly advanced in the past several years, yet simple daily habits may be even more important for preventing the onset of the disease. On this program, Mark Underwood discussed Alzheimer research and prevention.
Keywords: science; alzheimer; neuroscience; disease prevention; groks
Downloads: 4,662 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Alzheimer's Prevention -- Groks Science Show 2008-03-19 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Degenerative diseases of the brain such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's have until recently been accepted as a normal possibility of old age. However, recent advances in modern medicine are changing this view. Preventative measures can reduce the chance of developing these diseases, and effective treatments are being developed. On this program, Dr. Marwan Sabbagh discussed methods for preventing Alzheimer's disease.
Keywords: science; alzheimer's disease
Downloads: 4,739
[audio]Ambidextrous Universe -- Groks Science Show 2006-02-15 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Symmetry or parity is intriguing, not only in the arts and music, but also in science and the natural world. Interestingly, parity may not be conserved between the mirror images of molecules and consequently their energies would not be equivalent. On this program, Professor Harris and Gina discussed how parity violation could be observed using sum frequency generation experiments.
Keywords: science; symmetry; parity violation; physics
Downloads: 3,363
[audio]Ambiguous Math -- Groks Science Show 2007-12-12 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Mathematics may appear to be constructed on absolute foundations derived from first principles. But, are mathematical tenets as absolute as they seem? On this program, Gaurav Suri discussed the philosophical implications of ambiguity in math.
Keywords: science; math; ambiguity
Downloads: 5,969
[movies]Andreas Lange @ WOS 3 Video - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Open Archives: Games Andreas Lange, Director Spielemuseum & Digital Game Archive, Berlin
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 217
[audio]Animal Intelligence -- Groks Science Show 2003-08-13 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
What is intelligence? Do animals possess some form of it, or are humans unique? On this show, we addressed these questions of animal intelligence.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,876
[movies]Annette Muehlberg @ WOS 3 Video - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: WSIS: Globalization of Civil Society Annette Muehlberg, Referatsleiterin E-Government, Neue Medien, Verwaltungsmodernisierung beim ver.di Bundesvorstand, Berlin
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 315
[audio]Anosmia -- Groks Science Show 2011-08-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The sense of smell may often seem to be expendable, yet it has a pivotal role in both our survival and hedonic enjoyment of food. On this program, Molly Birnbaum discussed the role of smell in our daily lives.
Keywords: science; smell; olfaction; neuroscience; cooking; groks
Downloads: 2,522
[audio]Anthropogenic Peat -- Groks Science Show 2007-03-07 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Scientists estimate that one-third of today's increase in greenhouse gas emissions come from changes in the land-use. One way to sequester the carbon emissions is plant more trees but are other crops out there better? On this program, special correspondent Terry Yen talks about the promise of anthropogenic peat.
Keywords: science; greenhouse gas emissions; peat; carbon
Downloads: 4,574
[audio]Ants -- Groks Science Show 2010-06-16 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Ants are amazing creatures due to their variety, ubiquity, and complexity of behavior. And, they share many unique features with humans. On this program, Mark Moffett discussed his adventures among ants.
Keywords: science; ants; myrmecology; entomology; biology; natural history; groks
Downloads: 3,515
[audio]Apollo 15 -- Groks Science Show 2011-08-24 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The Apollo program is a landmark in the history of space exploration and perhaps the most successful mission of the series was Apollo 15. On this program, Ret. Col. Al Worden discussed the space program and Apollo 15.
Keywords: science; NASA; space program; Apollo 15; groks
Downloads: 2,806
[audio]Archaeological Misconceptions -- Groks Science Show 2003-11-19 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Archaeological misconceptions are common, and have been promulgated by movies. Actual archaeological expeditions require more intensive work. On this program, we debunked many of these myths with our guest Eric Powell, editor of Archeology magazine.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,666
[audio]Armin Medosch - Free Wireless Networks @ WoS 3 - Audio - WOS3 StreamTeam
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Wireless Networks Armin Medosch, Author & (wireless) Networker, London
Keywords: Conference Proceedings; Wizards of OS 3
Downloads: 379
[movies]Armin Medosch - Free Wireless Networks @ WOS 3 - Video - WOS3 StreamTeam
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Free Wireless Networks Armin Medosch, Author & (wireless) Networker, London
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 376
[movies]Armin Medosch @ WOS 3 Video - WOS3 Stream Team
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: Launch Creative Commons Germany Armin Medosch, Author & (wireless) Networker, London
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
Downloads: 123
[audio]Art and the Brain -- Groks Science Show 2003-04-16 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Can art exist without human observers? Or, is art wholly an expression of the unique capacities of the human brain? On this program, we examined how the organization of the human brain could give rise to artistic expression with Prof. Semir Zeki from University College London.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 4,105
[audio]Art Rhyno's Speech [Zap Your PRAM 2003] - Art Rhyno
Art Rhyno speaks about information landscapes & spaghetti code at the 2003 Zap Your PRAM Conference, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.
Keywords: Zap Your PRAM 2003; Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 792
[audio]Artificial Intelligence -- Groks Science Show 2002-03-06 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Artificial Intelligence is a concept that has reemerged in the spotlight. New developments in this field are promising novel applications for the future. This show featured a discussion of the new possibilities in artificial intelligence.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 511
[audio]Astrobiology -- Groks Science Show 2005-02-09 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Recent discoveries from the Mars and Titan landings have rekindled interest in the possibility of extraterrestrial life. On this program, Prof. David Grinspoon discussed these findings, astrobiology, and his book, Lonely Planets.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 6,516
[audio]Asymmetric Catalysis -- Groks Science Show 2004-09-01 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The asymmetric structure of biologically active molecules has confounded those interested in replicating their structures. However, novel chemical methods are being developed to attack this synthetic problem, as revealed on this week's episode.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,577
[audio]Atmospheric Science -- Groks Science Show 2002-07-31 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Understanding the global cycling of the atmosphere remains a profound challenge in science. The results have implications in many fields, most notably meteorology. This show featured a discussion of current research in atamospheric science.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 351
[audio]Attention -- Groks Science Show 2011-09-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The rapid changes in technology are straining even those dedicated to their development. How can the science of attention change the way we live, learn and think with these new innovations? On this program, Prof. Cathy Davison discussed the brain science of attention.
Keywords: science; attention; neuroscience; technology; groks
Downloads: 2,893
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